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"isthmus" in British English

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isthmusnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪsθ.məs/ /ˈɪs.məs/  us   /ˈɪsθ.məs/  /ˈɪs.məs/ specialized
  • isthmus noun [C] (LAND)

geography a narrow piece of land with water on each side that joins two larger areas of land: the Isthmus of Panama
  • isthmus noun [C] (IN BODY)

medical a narrow connection between two organ parts or structures in the body
(Definition of isthmus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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isthmusnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɪs·məs/
a narrow piece of land that has water on either side and joins two larger areas of land: the Isthmus of Panama
(Definition of isthmus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “isthmus”
in Spanish istmo…
in Vietnamese eo đất…
in Malaysian segenting…
in Thai คอคอด…
in French isthme…
in German die Landenge…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地峡…
in Indonesian tanah genting…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地峽…
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